Thuraya appoints Al Mazrui to board

20 April 2015 |


Thuraya Telecommunications Company has appointed its first female member, Farah Al Mazrui, to its board of directors.

A UAE national, Al Mazrui is senior associate consultant at Bain & Company, and specialises in strategic economic development planning.

Al Mazrui holds an MSc in Risk Management and Financial Engineering from the Tanaka Business School at Imperial College, and a BSc Hons in Economics from the Queen Mary University, both in London, UK.

“Farah’s extensive commercial and government financial experience will strengthen Thuraya’s ability to address future opportunities and aid in the management of our next-generation planning, particularly in evaluating and funding our strategic initiatives,” said Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Chairman of Thuraya’s Board of Directors.

Al Mazrui’s appointment follows a string of recent appointments at the company, including its general counsel Mark Courtney, and further board member Stephen O’Neill.